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Meet Joel Higgins, M.D.

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About Joel Higgins, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Joel Higgins, M.D., is an experienced, board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist in practice since 1999. He brings his extensive experience to the team at The Howard Center, with locations in Covington, Valdosta, Moultrie, Warner Robins, Leesburg, Douglas, Tifton, and Waycross, Georgia.

Dr. Higgins was born in Augusta, Georgia, and now resides in Cumming, Georgia. He received his Bachelor of Engineering Science and Mechanics from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1991. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1995 and completed his residency at the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics from the Emory University School of Medicine in 1999.

Dr. Higgins has over 21 years of experience in the obstetrics and gynecology field. He loves his constant exposure to people and really forming connections with his patients. The feeling of being able to really help someone and create a positive change is such a reward to him.

“There is a very friendly and joyful atmosphere here, which is so nice.”